Luke Reyes

Los Angeles

Seasonal


Specialities

Seasonal

About Luke Reyes

Luke Reyes is is currently the chef and co-owner of a soon-to-be-opened Japanese-American fusion restaurant, Oh Man! Ramen. He is also the former executive chef at Butchers & Barbers in Hollywood, and in 2013, was a victorious contestant on Food Network’s “Chopped”.  

Originally pursuing a career in hospitality, Luke found his passion for cooking and the beginnings of a fruitful culinary career working in acclaimed restaurants around Boston. After spending time under the wing of a James Beard Award winning chef, he moved to Los Angeles where he began developing relationships with farmers and local food artisans. This, among other influences, eventually inspired him to open Corner Door in Culver City, and later, Butchers & Barbers in Hollywood.


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Luke Reyes's Video Tutorials

How to Butcher a Whole Rabbit

Luke Reyes
Advanced

Learn the methodical and precise technique involved in butchering a whole rabbit

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Persimmon Salad with Roasted Squash and Burrata

Luke Reyes
Easy

Sweet persimmons are paired with roasted squash, balanced with creamy burrata, brightened with tart lemon, and enhanced with smoky trout roe for a salad worthy of main-course attention.

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An Introduction to Persimmons

Luke Reyes
Easy

Persimmons are a versatile fruit that can be used in sweet or savory preparations and are available in two varieties in the United States.

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Porcini-Crusted Rib Eye with Mushrooms and Sherry Jus

Luke Reyes
Intermediate

This earthy and elegant dish highlights the flavor of meaty rib eye and savory mushrooms in a rich sherry sauce.

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Roasted Cauliflower with Miso Brown Butter and Feta Cheese

Luke Reyes
Easy

Learn to make this hearty cauliflower dish packed with bold umami flavors, topped with creamy and salty sheep’s milk feta cheese.

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How to Use a Smoking Gun

Luke Reyes
Intermediate

Learn to infuse smoky flavor into food without the use of bulky, expensive equipment.

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